Drishaym is one of the most successful Indian franchise, which has done great in languages like Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Hindi. The movie was first ventured in Malayalam language in 2013. Then in 2015, Remake of the film was made in Hindi language. It became a huge success and a blockbuster at box office.
The franchise is going to cross boundaries as it is set to be adapted for the South Korean audiences. This announcement was made during the on-going Cannes Film Festival.
Directed by the late Nishikant Kamat, the first part revolves around the world of a simple cable TV service provided Vijay Salgaonkar and his family. How an accidental death involving his family tears up the happy simple life that they were living and the dramatic steps he took to protect his family from law. The performances in the movie were hugely applauded by audience with special mention to Ajay Devgn, Tabu and Kamlesh Sawant.
While expressing the excitement, producer Kumar Mangat Pathak said, “I’m excited that ‘Drishyam’ franchise is being made in Korean, a first for a Hindi film. This will not only increase its reach outside India but will also put Hindi cinema on the global map. All these years, we have been inspired by Korean fare, now they have found a muse in one of our films. What can be a bigger achievement for the Indian film fraternity!”
The co-founder of Anthology Studios said, “We are thrilled to have an opportunity to remake a massively successful Hindi film with a touch of originality from Korean cinema. And the remake has greater significance as the first major co-production between Korea and India. Through our partnership, we will be able to bring the best of both Indian and Korean cinema and make a meaningful remake that is as excellent as the original”.
The success of Malayalam crime thriller in 2013 led to remakes in four languages: Drishya (2014) in Kannada, Drushyam (2014) in Telugu, Papanasam (2015) in Tamil, and Drishyam (2015) in Hindi.
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